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Tuesday, February 11, 2014



The Superior Spanish Imperial Eagles



By: Eduardo C.Gonzalez





The Spanish Imperial Eagles are known scientifically as the Eastern Imperial Eagle. At first they were considered to be a sub species of the Eastern Imperial Eagles. Now, they are considered as a different species.



Monday, February 10, 2014

The Colorful and Attractive Looking Philippine Hanging Parrots

By: Eduardo C. Gonzalez



The Philippine Hanging Parrots are known scientifically as Psillacula Philippensis. They live on the islands of Luzon, Catanduanes, Marinduque and other islands.










Wednesday, January 29, 2014



The Fine Looking Crowned Eagles

By Eduardo Gonzalez





The Crowned Eagles are also known as The Crowned Solitary Eagles or Harpyphaliaetus Coronatus. They are big and very strong.
















Thursday, January 23, 2014

The Elegant Gray Headed Fish Eagles



The Gray Headed Fish Eagles (phaga ichitayaetus) are dignified looking eagles that live along sea shores and aquatic areas. These eagles weigh as much 1,600 grams to 2,000. They have heights of 65 centimeters. These birds of prey have been seen in lakes, water and slow moving waters that go through forests. They are often sighted in coastal areas, perched up on mangrove trees.These birds of prey can be spotted in countries like India, Sri Lanka, Indochina, Malay Peninsula and the Philippines. These eagles are nonmigratory.

Monday, January 20, 2014

The Huge and Powerful Bearded Vultures



The Bearded Vultures can be easily identified because they have black sideburns and red rings around their eyes. Their tails are long and shaped like wedges. Bearded Vultures have black marks on their faces and their wings are colored black.


Their necks, heads and bodies have a corroded color of orange.This is because they rub themselves in ferric oxide mud (a mineral form of iron) when they are in the wild.


Saturday, January 18, 2014

The Good Looking, yet Fierce Looking Australian Wedge - Tailed Eagles




The Australian Wedged Tailed Easles are the largest birds of prey in Australia. Their tails are shaped like diamonds. The edges of their tails have a wedge like tip that opens up to resemble fingered wing tips. These Eagles have dark colored feathers until they reach the age of 10, when their feathers change and become a dark blackish brown hue. Adult females can be distinguished from their male counterparts because they are a bit faint. They have a wingspan of six feet to seven feet, and five inches plus a length of three feet and six inches. The weight of the females are between 8.4 pounds to 12.7 pounds. The males weigh 4.4 to 8.8 pounds.


Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Stocky But Gorgeous Looking Crested Serpent Eagles




The Crested Serpent Eagles are dark brown eagles that are medium sized and have well rounded wings. They have wide shaped crests that make their necks look very thick. Their faces and feet are colored yellow. Underneath, you will find patches of white and yellow - brown colors. When they are standing on the branches of tall trees, their wings do not reach the tips of their tails. The tails and under parts of their feathers are colored black with wide white bars. You can see this when they are in flight. They have well formed wings that look like paddles.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The Sturdy Harpy Eagles














These kinds of eagles are one of the largest eagles we have in the world today. As usual, like in almost all birds of prey, the females are larger in size than the males. Harpy eagles can grow at least forty inches. Females are much heavier in weight than males. The females will weigh between 13 to 20 pounds. Males will weigh only between nine to 11 pounds. They have the ability to change positions quickly while they are flying and about to attack their prey.


Friday, January 17, 2014

The Remarkable and Stunning Steller's Sea Eagles





The Steller's Sea Eagles are dark colored and yet, they look magnificent. Their feathers are quite astonishing. These kind of eagles have shiny white foreheads, tails, shoulders and thighs.They are very active during day time. They are fish eating eagles. They feed mainly on salmon and trout. The Stellar Sea Eagle has spectacular vision, unlike other eagles. This is a great advantage for them. They are considered the biggest of all sea eagles in the world. Probably, they have the same behavioral patterns as other sea eagles, but this is not known for a fact. Very little is known about their characters and behavioral attitudes. These mysterious eagles weigh more than all other eagles existing in the world today. Steller's Sea Eagles can weigh as much as 15 to 18 pounds. The females weigh even more than the males, by as much as five to 10 pounds. These eagles have yellow beaks, feet and eyes.



Monday, January 13, 2014

The Graceful American Bald Eagle








The American Bald Eagles are the National Bird of the United States of America.. Their scientific name is (Haliaeetus leucosephalus ). They can particularly be found in North America. There was a time that bald was meant to be white and it did not mean not having any hair.



Saturday, January 11, 2014




The African Crowned Eagles live in tropical forests that have thick growing, tall and wide leaves that the evergreen tree do possess. The forest must have a high yearly rain fall. You can find these eagles in Africa This kind of eagle can measure up to ninety centimeters. Their tails are long and short rounded wings. It's wingspan measures two meters. Because of it's shape,it can ideally adapt to it's surroundings. They have powerful beaks. These eagles have a ridgelike formation at the back of their heads and it spreads out when they become very assertive. The females are bigger than the males and they have more marks below.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014



The Brahminy Kite Eagles scientific name is Haliastur Indus. They are medium sized eagles and can be well distinguished because of their head s and breast are white colored. Their bodies look so impressive because of their reddish brown colors. They have short legs without any feathers but their wings are quite wide..Their wing tips are dark colored. The jaws are colored lemon yellow. and are sturdily hooked.


They are usually found in coastal areas., wetlands and swamplands.


Monday, January 6, 2014


The Amazing Philippine White Bellied Sea Eagle


Truly Amazing!


The white bellied sea eagle originated from India. They could travel so far and have migrated as far as as Southeast Asia, Australia and Papua New Guinea. When they sense trouble in a certain place, that's when they start to move out. What's so marvelous about these birds of prey is that they have the stamina to go to different places. Here in the Philippines, they stay in nearby coastal places. It's hard to distinguish them when they are in flight because they fly rather high. The moment they start to swoop down on their prey, then and only you can see the beauty of these birds, It's so wonderful to see them when they start on their descent.


Sunday, January 5, 2014

The Majesty of The Philippine Eagle -- The Largest Eagle in the World

The Philippine Eagle



The Philippine eagle is one of the largest of it's Kind existing here on earth today. Deforestation has caused this majestic looking mammal to decrease in number. There are a few hundreds of them that are living in the wild today. They can be found in the provinces of Leyte ,Mindanao, Samar and parts of Luzon. With the devastation of Leyte, by Typhoon Haiyan, these beautiful looking eagles must have migrated to other places like Samar or even other parts of Luzon and Mindanao. This species is known as pithecophaga jifferiyi. It is also called Haribong or Haring Ibon. If you translate it in to English, it's called King Eagle. Their prey consists of toddy cats known as palm civets. In the wild they are known as monkey eating eagles. This monkey eating eagle feed also on such animals like: large snakes, monitor lizards and even horn bills. These great looking bird was discovered by an English Explorer named John Whitehead.

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